Dr. Philip Butler, MD

Dr. Philip Butler, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Philip Butler, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Encinitas, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

320 Santa Fe Dr Ste 108

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 436-4558

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ucsd Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ucsd Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butler to family and friends
3.0
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Butler's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in San Diego, CA |
Dr Philip Bulter is one of the best Doctors in the State of California.He is very professional and he knows what his patients needs and he’s willing to do whatever it takes to make his patients safe and comfortable.Dr Philip Butler assisted with an emergency transportation and performed a...more
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in San Marcos, CA |
I am 65 and have taken medication for a long time for BPH. Dr. Butler performed a Urolift procedure on me back in May of this year. It has been virtually life changing, allowing me to actually sleep long enough to achieve REM sleep. We went this past Friday to Carlsbad's TGIF concerts in the...more
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in San diego, CA |
My father was misdiagnosed by Dr butler and was under his supervion for years and he never found his bladder cancer. I went for a second opinion to find out he had an aggressive form of bladder cancer that wasn't diagnosed in time. He had to have both his prostate and bladder removed. Dr Butler is...more
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in Carlsbad |
Dr. Butler is a very knowledgeable and experienced doctor, and his people skills are outstanding. He cares about his patients and stays well on time with his appointments. I think he is great!
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in Encinitas, CA |
Was pretty scared about having a kidney stone removed because it was stuck in the ureter. Went perfectly with Dr. Butler reassuring me about all aspects of surgery. After surgery was not as awful as I thought - just took a lot out of me with the stent in for almost two weeks. Removal was absolutely...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Butler accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Butler has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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